Kathrine Waterston looks like a complete badass in this latest photo from Ridley Scott's highly anticipated Alien: Covenant. She also looks like she's under some pretty heavy stress, and she's most likely fighting off some monstrous xenomorph alien.
The photo comes from USA Today, and when talking about her character, Daniels, she says, “You don’t really know what you’re made of until you’re tested.” She goes on to talk about one of the similarities between her character and Sigourney Weaver’s Ripley, saying:
“They are both able to somehow think clearly in really shocking, unimaginable scenarios. It’s fun to play someone who can thrive in that chaos.”
From all the photos that I've seen of Daniels, it seems like she shares more similarities than that, especially in looking like a badass. When talking about whether she preferred the Alien Chestbursters over Facehuggers, she laughingly said:
“I’m very squeamish. I’ve seen these movies many times, but I feel like I’ve barely seen any of the alien scenes because my eyes are usually covered.”
This movie looks like it's going to be great. In case you need to be reminded of that, you can watch the trailer for it here. The movie hits theaters on May 17th!
There's a lot of excitement revolving around Marvel's Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2. We don't have a lot of story details yet, but we do know is that one of the main things it will focus on is Star-Lord (Chris Pratt) meeting his father Ego the Living Planet (Kurt Russell) for the first time.
In a recent interview with USA Today, director James Gunn talked about what it's like for Star-Lord to meet his dad for the first time ever, saying:
“It runs the gamut of emotions for him, wanting to understand why his father wasn’t around to quickly idolizing him and ultimately learning the reality of the relationship and comparing the man who sired him to the man who raised him.”
This is sure to make for an interesting, dramatic, and fun story dynamic. I'm excited to see how that plays out for Peter Quill and his pops. Gunn also talks about the Guardians team that consists of Gamora (Zoe Saldana), Drax (Dave Bautista), Rocket (voice of Bradley Cooper) and kid Groot (voice of Vin Diesel), and what it means for them to come together to form a family unit.
“To let somebody love you is a very difficult thing, especially when you’re damaged goods. And all of the Guardians are damaged goods.”
That's what I love about these characters! They're all misfits who have been thrown in the trash who come together to find a positive purpose to live and fight to help save the universe. Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 comes out on May 5th!
Disney has released a new trailer for Pixar's Cars 3. The Cars franchise isn't my favorite thing that Pixar has done, but this third chapter in the story actually looks interesting. This latest trailer, which debuted offers new footage and moe insight into the story. It actually looks like a really good and exciting film and I never thought I'd say that about a Cars movie.
Blindsided by a new generation of blazing-fast racers, the legendary Lightning McQueen (voice of Owen Wilson) is suddenly pushed out of the sport he loves. To get back in the game, he will need the help of an eager young race technician, Cruz Ramirez, with her own plan to win, plus inspiration from the late Fabulous Hudson Hornet and a few unexpected turns. Proving that #95 isn’t through yet will test the heart of a champion on Piston Cup Racing’s biggest stage!
Last week we were introduced to a couple of the new generation of cars that come into Lightning McQueen life. One of them is a villainous type character named Jackson Storm (Armie Hammer) and the other is a character that comes in to help McQueen. That character's name is Cruz Ramirez (Cristela Alonzo). When previously talking about the film, director Brian Fee, who said:
“McQueen is not the young hotshot anymore, the kid he was back then in Cars 1. He’s in the middle of his life, and as an athlete, that’s getting up there. You have your whole life ahead of you, yet your career is starting to show its age. He’s looking in the mirror and realizing, ‘I’m 40 years old,’ and dealing with the fact that the thing that you love more than anything else, you might not be able to do forever.”
It looks like a few actors from Guillermo del Toro's Pacific Rim will be returning for the sequel. Thanks to a recent photo posted by cinematographer Dan Mindel via Instagram, we learn that Rinko Kikuchi will reprise her role as Mako Mori, and it confirms that Charlie Day and Burn Gorman will be back as well. The big piece of news it reveals is that Karl Urban seems to have joined the cast as well, which is freakin' awesome! All that information is on a little sticker placed on the side of the camera.
The all join the previously cast John Boyega (Star Wars: The Force Awakens), who was cast as the son of Idris Elba's Stacker Pentecost, as well as Scott Eastwood and Cailee Spaeny. I just love that Urban will most likely be in the film. This is the kind of film franchise that he's perfect for. It'll be interesting to see what role he plays in the film.
Pacific Rim: Uprising is being produced by Del Toro, and it's being directed by Steven S. DeKnight (Marvel’s Daredevil). It will be released on February 23, 2018.
Star Wars: Episode VIII director Rian Johnson recently talked with USA Today about his highly anticipated upcoming film. In the process, he confirmed that the film will pick up immediately after where The Force Awakens left off and revealed that the film will mostly focus on Luke Skywalker, which is what fans are really excited about seeing!
Johnson explained, “I don’t want to skip ahead two years, I want to see the very next moment of what happens.” He then goes on to say that Luke Skywalker will play “a large part of the movie.” It will be spent addressing "why Luke’s there and what he’ll do next."
Rey's journey in the story will be spent dealing with "the realization that she has this power and this gift” of The Force. He continued, “She’s taking her first step to coming to terms with this thing inside her that she never knew was there and is just starting to reveal its potential.”
We've been hearing a lot of rumors regarding the film that you can catch up on here, but a lot of that still has not been confirmed. I'm just excited that we'll finally learn Luke Skywalker's story and what he's been up to the past 30 years.
A funny red-band trailer has been released for Baywatch, and it got the red-band because it dropped a few F-bombs. The trailer offers us more insight into the story and lets us know that the movie is completely aware of what it is because everything "sounds like a really entertaining, but far-fetched TV show."
The film stars Dwayne Johnson and Zac Efron, and the story centers around "devoted lifeguard Mitch Buchannon (Johnson) as he butts heads with a brash new recruit (Efron). Together, they uncover a local criminal plot that threatens the future of the Bay."
The movie was directed by Seth Gordon (Horrible Bosses), and it also stars Alexandra Daddario, Kelly Rohrbach, Jon Bass, and Ilfenesh Hadera. Baywatch hits theaters on May 19th, 2017. It looks like it will be a fun flick!
A live-action film adaptation of the classic '80s animated series Thundercats has been in and out of development for years. I'm sure one day the film will happen, but it doesn't look like it will be made anytime soon.
If it does happen sometime in the near future, though, they have an actress who would perfectly fit as Cheetara: Milla Jovovich. It's not hard to imagine her in the role at all, and she would kick ass as the character.
During an interview with We Got This Covered, Jovovich expressed interest in taking on the role saying:
“I’ve always loved Thundercats. I heard they were making a movie, and then they weren’t making a movie. And I’m probably getting way to old to play Katra… no, Cheetara, that’s the one!”
Too old? I don't think so, but of course, Hollywood might think she is. They'd probably want to cast some young teen girl from one of those Disney channel series to play the character. When Hollywood does get around to making the film. I hope they make the right casting decisions.
What do you all think of Jovovich in the role of Cheetara?
Tom Hiddleston had a good night at the Golden Globes as he walked away with a Best Actor Award for his work on The Night Manager. I'm sure that won't be the last award that he ends up winning in his career.
Before the award ceremony, MTV stopped Hiddleston on the red carpet and brought up Thor: Ragnarok and the fact that Doctor Strange is in the film. It was previously revealed that Strange would actually join Thor and Hulk on their journey and when asked to share a secret about his role in the film he teased:
"Doctor Strange has intensely cerebral time-bending powers. At the end of Thor: The Dark World, Loki's on the throne...what happened to Odin? So, maybe Doctor Strange has to help out with that particular conundrum."
That definitely sounds like some kind of revelation regarding at least part of what Strange's role in the story will be. I'm just excited to see how this Planet Hulk and Ragnarok inspired storyline plays out!
To read through some of the other details on the film and what we will see from it, make sure to click here. Thor: Ragnarok arrives in theaters November 3rd, 2017. The movie stars Chris Hemsworth, Mark Ruffalo, Cate Blanchett, Jeff Goldblum, Tessa Thompson, Karl Urban, and Sam Neill.
I've got three fun new TV spots for The LEGO Batman Movie for you to check out today! The first one that you'll watch, titled "Always Be Yourself," premiered during the Golden Globe Awards last night, and it hilariously highlights Batman's past phases. The other spot is called "Justice League Party," and it amusingly highlights the villains in the film. The third and final spot is called "Not Really a Hugger," and it focuses on Batman's awkward relationship with Robin.
In the irreverent spirit of fun that made The LEGO Movie a worldwide phenomenon, the self-described leading man of that ensemble – LEGO Batman – stars in his own big-screen adventure. But there are big changes brewing in Gotham, and if he wants to save the city from The Joker’s hostile takeover, Batman may have to drop the lone vigilante thing, try to work with others and maybe, just maybe, learn to lighten up.
Will Arnett reprises his role as Batman, a.k.a. Bruce Wayne. Zach Galifianakis stars as The Joker; Michael Cera as Robin, a.k.a. Dick Grayson; Rosario Dawson as Batgirl, a.k.a. Barbara Gordon; and Ralph Fiennes as Alfred.
The LEGO Batman Movie comes from director Chis McKay and producers Phil Lord and Chris Miller. It's set to open in theaters on February 10, 2017.
The first promo spot has been released for Ron Howard's Albert Einstein biopic series Genius, and it gives us out first look at Geoffrey Rush as the legendary Nobel Prize-winning physicist. As you might image, he looks perfect in the role, and there's no doubt that he'll give an incredible performance.
The upcoming anthology series follows the "brilliant scientist through the ups and downs of his life, from failing to get his doctorate to developing the general theory of relativity."
The series is based on Walter Isaacson’s best-selling book, Einstein: His Life and Universe, and the series stars "Johnny Flynn (Lovesick) as young Einstein; Emily Watson (The Theory of Everything) as his second wife, Elsa; Seth Gabel (Fringe) as the scientist’s long-time friend, Michele Besso; and Vincent Kartheiser (Mad Men) as Raymond Geist, a consulate official in Berlin, Germany."
Howard directed the first episode of the series and serves as an executive producer along with Brian Gazer. The first season of the series will focus on Einstein and the following seasons will each focus on a different innovator.
Genius will be released on the National Geographic Channel in April of 2017.